Valluri Satya Prasad1, Markandeyalu2, Ponnada Rajesh3
Metabolic syndrome is a combination of factors that multiply person's risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. In the present study which included 100 newly diagnosed patients of diabetes mellitus of less than 6 months in duration selected from out-patient department, GGH, KAKINADA, EGdt, INDIA, out of which 46 were males and 54 females. Based on the following methods we studied and compared with other studies with significant results. a. Current NCEP ATP III criteria: b. International Diabetes Federation Criteria. c. WHO Criteria 1999. Among 100 newly detected type 2 DM patients, the mean age of presentation with new onset diabetes in males is 42.02 Yrs ±8.14 and in females it is 44.96 Yrs ±8.57. Prevalence of Mets was found in 69.56% of males and 88.88% of females. Prevalence of MetS was 66.67%, 71.85%, 82.92%, 85% in the age groups of 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 yrs of age group respectively, and all 4 cases above 60 yrs had MetS.